Re: PAC 3 a hit! woo hoooo!

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Sun Jul 23 2000 - 12:53:48 MDT

Spike Jones wrote:
> wooo hooo, woooo hoooooo! {8^D spike
> U.S. Shoots Down Cruise Missile in Defense Test
>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States shot down a cruise missile with
>a Patriot PAC-3 missile over New Mexico Saturday in a successful test of its
>'theater' defense program to protect troops and bases from attack, the
>Pentagon said. It was the fourth successful 'hit-to-kill' intercept in a row and
>the first against a low-flying cruise missile for the upgraded version of the
>Patriot, which was used against Iraqi Scud missiles in the Gulf War. The
>PAC-3 had earlier hit three Hera ballistic missiles
> at the edge of space.

Did you or John have a wager on this event???


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